Nidering
Nidering Ni"der*ing, a. [See {Niding}.] Infamous; dastardly. [Obs.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • nidering — noun see niddering * * * nidering variant of niddering …   Useful english dictionary

  • nidering — nid·er·ing …   English syllables

  • niddering — or nidering [nid′ər iŋ] n. 〚popularized by SCOTT2 Sir Walter < error in printed text (1596) by WILLIAM OF MALMESBURY, for ME nithing (< ON nithingr), mean person …   Universalium

  • NITHING — apud Matthaeum Paris. A. C. 1089. idem quod Nequam Latinis: in Annalibus. Waverli MSS. eôdem annô, apud Spelmannum: Rex. Wilhelmus iunior misit per totam Angliam et mandavit, ut quicumque foret Unnithing, sive Francus sive Anglicus, sive in burgo …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • niddering — /ˈnɪdərɪŋ/ (say niduhring) Obsolete –noun 1. a cowardly or base person. –adjective 2. cowardly; base. Also, nidering. {erroneous variant of nithing, from Old Norse nīðingr villain} …   Australian English dictionary

  • niddering — or nidering [nid′ər iŋ] n. [popularized by SCOTT2 Sir Walter < error in printed text (1596) by WILLIAM OF MALMESBURY, for ME nithing (< ON nithingr), mean person, coward] Archaic coward; wretch adj. Archaic base; cowardly …   English World dictionary

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